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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.


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Text on photograph: "Marjorie Ionta [below "2223 H St. NW"] (on table) and Chief Physical Therapist Dorathy voss demonstrate "progressive resistance "table at the new George Wash. University Hospital. 3-18-48" Formerly photograph #PB-274
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Text on photograph: "Washington, D.C., Neg. No. 48-79-A FWA, Mothers occupying double rooms in the maternity ward of the George Washington University Hospital in Wash. D.C. may elect to be placed in rooms which face view windows overlooking the nursery for four where their babies are cared for - two double rooms face into the nursery. Federal Works Agency Photo" Formerly photograph #PB-164
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Text on photograph: "One of 10 operating rooms in the operating suite of The George Washington University Hospital in Washington D.C. Homes I. Mettee, Photographer, 701 N. Eutaw st., Baltimore 1, Md. No. 15240 D April 1950" Formerly photograph #PB-149
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George Washington University Libraries
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Text on photograph "Class Mates Columbian College Year 1890" Formerly photograph #PB-41
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Text on photograph: "President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Vice President Richard Nixon, and Under Secretary of State Clifford Herter visit Secretary of State John Foster Dulles, at Walter Reed Hospital. 1959 JFD d. 5-24-59/resigned 4-15-59" Formerly photograph #PB-272
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Text on photograph: "FWA-48-105 April 1948 Sarah Paxton, X-Ray technician, and Larry Dempsey, (dark room technician posing as patient) using a 500 milliampere X-Ray at the New George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C." Formerly photograph #PB-278
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George Washington University Libraries
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Text on photograph: "Department of Dental Surgery, the George Washington University Hospital, Washington 7, D.C. April 1950. Dr. H.W. Krogh (center) observes as Dr. John W. Heiser, resident in dental surgery, and Miss Eula Ritchie, staff nurse, treat a patient in the Dental Surgery clinic. Holmes I. Mettee Studio, 701 N. Eutaw st., Baltimore 1, Md., No. 15241 A" Formerly photograph #PB-174
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Text on photograph: "Dr. Robert Pelley Hill does research in the Pathology Laboratory at The George Washington University Hospital. (1952) Dr. Hill is associate professor of pathology at The George Washington University School of Medicine." Formerly photograph #PB-276
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Text on photograph: "Sarah Paxton, x-ray technician, and Larry Dempsey, (dark room technician posing as patient) using a 500 milliampere x-ray at the New George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C." Formerly photograph #PB-277
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George Washington University Libraries
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Text on photograph: "Thurston Residence Hall for Women" Formerly photograph #PB-21
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Text on photograph: [label] "Department of Urology, The George Washington University Hospital in Washington D.C. Dr. Frederick Reuter, professor of urology and chief of the Hospitals' Department of Urology, prepares to perform a cystoscopy. Miss S. Claire Brooks is the staff nurse. Dr. Charles Bernard Kabaker fellow in anesthesiology, gives the anesthetic. April 1950. Holmes I. Mettee Studio, Photography, 701 N. Eutaw st., Baltimore 1, Md. No. 15240A" Formerly photograph #PB-175
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George Washington University Libraries
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Text on photograph: "Photo chemical apparatus used in the study of the kinetics of the photo chemical isomerization of cis- and trans- dichlorethy- lenes sensitized by iodine. Research Lab. The George Washington University, March 1948. Work is being done by Richard Wallis, graduate student in chemistry (lower) under the supervision of Dr. Reuben E. Wood, Asst. Prof. of Chemistry (Standing)." Formerly photograph #PB-397
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Text on photograph: "Gov. Mandel presenting proclamation at State House Formerly photograph #PB-196
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Text on photograph: "Mason Mr. Russell" Formerly photograph #PB-191
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Text on photograph: "Outpatient Department - first floor 1948" [label] "FWA 48-81 Outpatient waiting room in the New George Washington University Hospital, Washington D.C. Left to right: Mrs. T.A. Long, clerk; Mrs. Kay Evans, chief receptionist; and Miss Margaret Lanigan, cashier. Please credit FWA photos" Formerly photograph #PB-193
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Text on photograph: [label] "Department of Dental Surgery, The George Washington University Hospital, Washington 7, D.C. April 1950 Dr. H.W. Krogh (grey hair), chief of the Hospital's Department of Dental Surgery, takes a look at a patient being treated by Dr. John Heiser, resident in dental surgery. Holmes I. Mettee Studio, 701 N. Eutaw st., Baltimore 1, Md. No. 15241 B" Formerly photograph #PB-170
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Text on photograph: "Virginia Stillman, left, and Edna Martinson, nurses adjust the 500 milliampers x-ray equipment at the new George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C. March 1948 W. Post Photo 3-20-48 * now Mrs. Eva [Bertraun?]" Formerly photograph #PB-279
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Text on photograph: "Gov. Holton presenting proclamation at State Capital, Rich, Va (before Legislature) Sesquicent. Yr. of GWU." Formerly photograph #PB-195
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Text on photograph: "Corcoran Hall under construction 1924?" Formerly photograph #PB-133
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Text on photograph: [label] "Department of Dental Surgery, The George Washington University Hospital, Washington 7, D.C. April 1950 Dr. John Heiser, resident in dental surgery, is assisted by Miss Eula Ritchie, staff nurse. Homes I. Mettee Studio, 701 N. Eutaw st., Baltimore 1, Md. No. 15241 B" Formerly photograph #PB-171
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Text on photograph: "Mrs. John F. Kennedy (Jacqueline Lee Bouvier - AB 51- at The George Washington University, Washington 6, D.C.) Photo received January 1962" Formerly photograph #PB-186
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Text on photograph: [label] "The George Washington University Cancer Clinic Surgical Research Laboratory. Dr. Howard Pierpont prepares to perform a surgical experiment upon an animal at the Surgical Laboratory in The Cancer Clinic. Davis Studios February 1956" Formerly photograph #PB-159
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Text on photograph: "National Veterinary College 2113-2115-14 St. N.W. Discontinued 1918" Formerly photograph #PB-46
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Text on photograph: "First row left to right: John B. Larner, Chairman Board of Trustees Pres. Marvin Their Majesties, the King and Queen of Siam Hon. Henry S. [S----] Secretary of State, U.S. Rt. Rev. James E. Freeman, --- Bishop of Washington." Formerly photograph #PB-217
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Text on photograph: "Lisner Auditorium of The George Washington University" Formerly photograph #PB-28
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Text on photograph: "Cafeteria - The Geo. Wash. U. Hospital 1948" Formerly photograph #PB-146
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Text on photograph: [back] "National University Feb 1896" [front] "Packer [Stoweis?] Morris [Sabine?] Smitte, [Hatter?] Ferry, -----" Formerly photograph #PB-200
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Text on photograph "Class Mates Columbian College Year 1890" Formerly photograph #PB-41
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Text on photograph: "Left to right: Mrs. Mary I. Herb, Miss T. Olanda McQueen, Miss Mabel Nelson Thurston (file) Miss Anna Bigelow" [in pencil, left to right crossed out and right to left written in] Formerly photograph #PA-214
Topics: RG0031, University Historical Materials collection
Text on photograph: "Patients transferred from the old hospital on H Street, nw., are received at George Washington[,] Washington's great new teaching hospital on Washington Circle, Washington, D.C. Army ambulances were used." [and] "April 1, 1948" Formerly photograph #PB-312
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Excellent
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Text on photograph: "Front Row Left to right: Sir Esme Howard, British Ambassador, Rt. Hon. Ramsay MacDonald, Prime Minister of Great Britain" Formerly photograph #PB-216
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Negatives of Theta Delta Chi and other campus scenes (football, basketball, dances, cheerleaders, etc.) and a few photographs. These were taken by Lester Ozier for the Cherry Tree yearbook. Theo Lorraine Seegrist Donohue graduated from The George Washington University with an A.B. in psychology in 1947. While at GW she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority and Glee Club, Women's Athletic Association (1943-46), and was a cheerleader (1946). Donated in 2001 by Donohue. Formerly ACC#985 which...
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Text on photograph: "Behind Library on 2023G Street 'University Yard'" Formerly photograph #PB-63
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Formerly photograph #PB-197 First elected mayor for Washington, D.C. in 1975.
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Text on photograph: "[For?] Hall of govt Feb 38" Formerly photograph #PB-104
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Text on photograph: "Back of Corcoran Hall Sept. 1959"
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Formerly photograph #PB-215
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Text on photograph: "The Law School The George Washington University when located at 1435 K st nw" Formerly photograph #PB-305 The negative for this image is housed in box 0258, barcode 32882017673214. Formerly negative, NA-88.
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Text on photograph: "Alice Robinson (head nurse of the psychiatric neurosurgical division) and Joyce Cox, junior nurse, adjust canvas hammock for continuous bath in the hydrotherapy tub. FWA48-112" Formerly photograph #PB-168
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Text on photograph: "Masonic Temple 801 13th N.W. Law School in the 5th and 6th floors fron [sic] the fall of 1910 to the summer of 1920. The George Washington University, Washington, D.C." Formerly photograph #PB-308
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Formerly photograph #PB-160
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Text on photograph: "Frank Wigglesworth Clarke 1847 - 1931" Formerly photograph #PB-286 Professor of Chemistry
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Topics: RG0031, University Historical Materials collection
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Text on photograph: "FWA-100 Admitting Office in the New George Washington University Hospital, Washington D.C. Left to right: Mrs. Margaret Herbine, Miss Margery Speers, and Miss Nelson Orrell, receptionists at the admitting desk." Formerly photograph #PB-119
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Text on photograph: "Fall - '37" Formerly photograph: PB-105
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Text on photograph: [signed] "H.C. Yarrow" Formerly photograph #PB-285
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Text on photograph: "Inscription on G St. side Strong Hall" Formerly photograph #PB-35
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Text on photograph: "Nurses' Home - G.W.U. Hospital formerly Everglades Apartments 1947" Formerly photograph #PB-147 Corner of 23rd and H Street
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Text on photograph: "University Yard, behind Lisner (Old Library) Hall, 2023 G st." Formerly photograph #PB-131
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Topics: RG0031, University Historical Materials collection
Topics: RG0031, University Historical Materials collection
Text on photograph: "President J. Max Bond and Joshua Evans on campus of University of Liberia. President Bond took active directive in having University student build concrete steps of out-of-door auditorium shown here - and three pillars in background - ala Greece and Rome." Formerly photograph #PA-303
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This folder in box 34 contains photographs of the women's rifle team from 1928. Formerly Acc#625.
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Text on photograph: [on label] "FWA 48-107 April 1948 Dining room for hospital personnel at The New George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C. [penned] Dining Room for hospital personnel" Formerly photograph #PB-150
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Formerly photograph #PB-371
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Rephotographed from original (good)
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This series consists of three copies of a photograph of John Russell Mason with two  other men, and dates from ca.1950. Formerly ACC#614.
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Text on photograph: " FWA 48-96 1948 George R. Smith, manager of the optical shop in the Eye Department of the New George Washington University Hospital, in Washington, D.C. edging a lens."
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Text on photograph: [on label] "Aerial Photographs of The George Washington University made by Dr. Daniel L. Borden about 1929. Most of the University buildings are painted white and are grouped around the square of 19th, 20th G and H streets NW Washington, D.C." Formerly photograph #PB-136
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Photo of GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg with residents of Thurston Hall, Fall 1993. He spent a night with them on a "sleepover." Also includes a letter from the residents from May 1994. In the photo, from left to right: Olalekan Adesioye, Takuji Aida, Harold Bollaci, President Trachtenberg, Jun Guerin, Josh Kramer. Formerly ACC#729.
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Text on photograph:"Rev. George Whitfield Samson, D.D.L.L.D. Return to Henry W. Samson 2423 Pa Ave. Wash. D.C." Formerly photograph # PA-188
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Text on photograph: "G.W.U. Law School Building 1899-1910 H Street east of 15th Street NW" Formerly photograph #PB-257
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Text on photograph: "American Colonization Building - in Monrovia" Formerly photograph #PA-295
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Text on photograph: "Tompkins Hall of Engineering ** Drafting Classroom 1956" Formerly photograph #PB-372 The negative for this image is housed in box 0258, barcode 32882017673214.
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Text on photograph: "May House 2022 G St. Sept 10, 1970" Formerly photograph #PB-43
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Two photos of GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg with Speakers of the House Tip O'Neill and Tom Foley. In the first photo Foley is shaking the hand of O'Neill, who is standing; second photo shows Foley shaking hands with President Trachtenberg. Formerly ACC# 729.
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Text on photograph: "George Washington University Hospital. Washington, D.C. May 1955" Formerly photograph #PB-130
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